Tanzania: Radical Boost for Malaria Fight

Malaria, a serious health problem in Tanzania, can be eradicated in just three years, according to a leading expert on the prevention and treatment of the disease. Prof Li Guoqiao recently told a delegation of Tanzanian journalists in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou that the disease could be wiped out in Tanzania within two … Continue reading

NABAKI AFRIKA SUPPLIES WATER FILTERS IN FIGHT AGAINST CHOLERA

Nabaki Afrika is supporting Cholera hit areas in some affected parts of Dar es Salaam by supplying 1000 water filters valued at close to 11 Million Tanzanian shillings, which work at filtering contaminants in the water including those that cause cholera. The filters, using ground breaking technology from Ion exchange, will be simply fitted onto … Continue reading

DFID TO SUPPORT NUTRITION PROGRAM IN TANZANIA

  The Department of International Development  which supports programmes in Tanzania in reproductive health, water and is finalising a new £32.96 million nutrition programme to reach over 3 million mothers and children.The nutrition program (ASTUTE) aims at combating stunting in children aged under five. ASTUTE is a five year programme (from 2014/15 to 2019/20) with of … Continue reading

KCB BANK DONATES ULTRA SOUND MACHINE TO MOSHI BASED HOSPITAL

KCB Bank Tanzania Limited has recently donated an ultrasound machine to Moshi based Mawenzi Regional Referral Hospital. The machine will now enable patients with kidney problems and expectant mothers to get appropriate diagnosis which has been lacking for the past 18 months.

FLOATING HOSPITAL FOR LAKE ZONE REGIONS

In August 2014, Tanzania s expected to have its first medical ship which will service the Lake zone regions. This ship will be the first of its kind in Tanzania and Africa. The ship is being set up by the Christian Life World Mission Volunteers at Kamanga Ferry in Mwanza. The ship will have a … Continue reading

TANZANIA BREWERIES LIMITED PROVIDES A RELIABLE SUPPLY OF WATER FOR MAKABURI HEALTH CENTRE IN DAR ES SALAAM

Makaburi Health Centre in Kinondoni Municipality in Dar es Salaam has received assistance of 25 million Tanzanian shillings from Tanzania Breweries Limited that will go towards drilling of a water well and construction of a water storage tank. This will greatly assist the Kinondoni Municipality which has been incurring huge costs to provide clean water … Continue reading

A STATE OF THE ART EYE CENTRE NOW OPENED AT SHREE HINDU MANDAL HOSPITAL DAR ES SALAAM

The Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital in Dar es Salaam has opened a state of the art eye unit which is expected to be the best in the country. The unit has been constructed with contributions from Dr Kanubhai K.C Babla of Mombasa, Kenya. The establishment of the unit will further enhance the capacity to manage … Continue reading

BETTER SERVICES FOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS IN RURAL TANZANIA

  Over 8,500 women die each year in Tanzania from pregnancy-related complications such as severe hemorrhage, sepsis, obstructed labor, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and complications from unsafe abortions. Almost all of these ailments are preventable and present little danger if pregnant women get access to skilled health care providers. Early identification of symptoms is critical … Continue reading

ROTARY CLUB OF OYSTERBAY IN DAR ES SALAAM RALLIES FOR KIDS AT MUHIMBILI NATIONAL HOSPITAL -CHILDREN’S UNIT

The Rotary Club of Oysterbay in Dar es Salaam donated gifts today to children and their carers at Muhimbili National Hospital, Children’s unit. The gifts were collected through a successful drive among  Rotary Club members and supporters during the festive season. Children across four wards received toys, clothes and snacks and a visit from a … Continue reading

KIGOMA PLANTS POTENTIAL HOPE FOR BREAST CANCER CURE

Plants have recently been discovered in Mahale National Park in Kigoma Tanzania that could be used in breast cancer treatment. A series of 40 years of research has led to this discovery which could lead to the production of drugs for hard-to-treat breast cancers. The plants have been named centratherum anthelminticu. Extensive studies have revealed … Continue reading